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Gabonese Republic
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Location  Africa
Capital  Libreville
Area  267,667 sq km
Population  2,119,036
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  • Gabon became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), an organization commenced to deal with the rules of trade between nations, on 1 January 1995.[1]

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  • Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was crowned Africa's footballer of the year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on 7 January 2016.[2]

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  • Gabon proudly hosted the Africa Cup of Nations men's football championship tournament between 14 January – 5 February 2017.

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  • A lion has been spotted in Gabon for the first time in many years, raising hopes the animals long feared extinct in the country could be returning, as revealed on 12 March 2015.[3]

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  • Governments of Gabon and Morocco signed six cooperation agreements on 26 March 2013 in the field of agriculture, health and communication, among others.

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  • Marc Ona Essangui from Gabon won the 2009 Goldman Environmental Prize, considered as the Nobel Prize for grassroots environmentalism, on 19 April 2009. Essangui was honored for his fight to stop what he describes as a destructive mining project in the Ivindo National Park, a national park in east-central Gabon.

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  • Gabonese footballer Aubameyang on 12 May 2019 won the English Premier League Golden Boot award with 22 goals representing Arsenal.

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  • Gabonese footballer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finished as the Bundesliga's top scorer with 31 goals on the final day of the season on 20 May 2017 while playing for Borussia Dortmund.

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  • Rose Francine Rogombé, a Gabonese politician, served as the first female Acting President or Head of State of Gabon from 10 June to 16 October 2009.

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  • Gabon was elected as a member of the prestigious Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations for the term 2020-2022 from the Africa region on 14 June 2019.

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  • Gabon won its first ever Olympic medal when Anthony Obame took silver in men's +80kg taekwondo on 11 August 2012 in London.[4]

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  • Karene Agono and Sarah Myriam Mazouz of Gabon won gold in Women's -70 kg and Women's -78 kg Judo respectively at the 12th African Games on 18 August 2019.

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  • Gabon was admitted as a member of the United Nations (UN) on 20 September 1960.

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  • Gabon became the first African country to receive funding for preserving its rainforests to mitigate the effects of climate change, as part of a 10-year deal announced on 22 September 2019, Norway will pay $150 million to Gabon.

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  • Gabon was elected on the United Nations Human Rights Council on 12 November 2012 for a three-year term. The council was created by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as the main human rights body of the UN.[5]

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  • African and Asian states, including Gabon, reached a deal in Botswana on 3 December 2013 to crack down on the illegal ivory trade. The agreement was reached at the African Elephant Summit convened by the government of Botswana and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).[6]

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